Make Cute Stuff with Polymer Clay: Learn to make a variety of fun and quirky trinkets with polymer clay (Art Makers #5) (Paperback)

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Learn to make adorable items from polymer clay! Easy-to-follow techniques and step-by-step projects lead the way.

The Art Makers series is designed for beginning artists and arts-and-crafts enthusiasts who are interested in experiencing fun, hands-on mediums, including polymer clay, embroidery, and papier-mache. Art Makers: Make Cute Stuff with Polymer Clay is the ideal follow-up book to Art Makers: Polymer Clay for Beginners.

In this inviting, visually appealing book, you can learn to make adorable, whimsical crafts with polymer clay. Author Shelley Kommers, an experienced art instructor and a professional artist, takes you through the complete steps of learning to work with polymer clay, from the tools and materials you will need to techniques, such as molding, mixing colors, and baking. The projects are simple to follow and include adorable, whimsical subject matter, such as:
  • plant pots
  • a cloud mobile
  • finger puppets
  • a trinket box
  • a hanging sloth
  • and much more!
This book is perfect for artists of all skill levels, from beginners to more advanced artists looking to improve their clay-making skills or learn a new technique. With colorful, full-page art, quirky subject matter, and expert instructions, anyone can learn to work with polymer clay in no time. Best of all, the tools and materials are affordable and accessible, so you won’t need to buy a bunch of stuff to get started.

If you're looking for a craft to make creative use of the extra time you have at home, polymer clay is the perfect choice. Get started right away making adorable, on-trend art with Art Makers: Make Cute Stuff with Polymer Clay.

About the Author


Los Angeles-based fine artist and illustrator Shelley Kommers creates art with a joyful, whimsical style. Her artwork is displayed in collections in the United States, Canada, and Australia, and she has worked with clients that include Pottery Barn Teen, Spirituality & Health magazine, Kimpton Boutique Hotels + Restaurants, and Oopsy-Daisy. Shelley is inspired by the beauty of her surroundings and the natural world, as well as her own inner stories. Learn more at https://shelleykommers.com

Praise For…


"Your kid will want to make every last one of the projects, from the owl pot planter, to the beautiful sloth, to the aliens and space ships, all of them are so much fun!"GeekDad

"Clear step-by-step instructions and color photos invite readers to get started on their own creations, and one section offers troubleshooting solutions for common problems. Written for the adult reader but with designs that will appeal to kids, this is a useful introduction to the craft for those wishing to get started, or for grown-ups planning activities for kids."Booklist


Product Details
ISBN: 9781600589409
ISBN-10: 1600589405
Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing
Publication Date: December 7th, 2021
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Art Makers

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